Grants and Awards

 

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Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSi) serves as the lead for the Philadelphia Asian Affiliated Navigator Consortium, providing assistance to the uninsured, underinsured, and consumers who are likely eligible for or enrolled in Marketplace coverage, primarily targeting those who are English-limited Asian Americans in the Greater Philadelphia region of Pennsylvania. To support this endeavor, CMS has awarded PASSi with its fourth year of grant funding in the amount of $131,054.

 


 

Genuardi

Genuardi Family Foundation has awarded a one-year grant in the amount of $4,000 to support PASSi’s outreach and home care services in Montgomery and Bucks Counties to increase our reach to the underserved South Asian communities.

 


 

Leo  Peggy

Leo & Peggy Pierce Family Foundation awarded PASSi a $20,000 grant for Penn Asian Jubilee Center to provide culturally-considerate, nutritious hot meals to low-income seniors in Greater Philadelphia from May 2018 to April 2018.

 


 

Penn Asian Senior Services received a $198,000 three year grant from Pew Charitable Trusts to reduce hospitalizations for English-limited seniors through the provision of nurse supervision, and coordinated hospital discharge visits. The program includes:* Nurse supervisory visits every six months for seniors receiving home care services to update care plans and medication lists* Nurse supervisory visits every six months for seniors receiving home care services to update care plans and medication lists

* Nurse supervisory visits every six months for seniors receiving home care services to update care plans and medication lists

* Home visits providing medication reconciliation, reviewing discharge summaries and patient instructions within 72 hours when a senior is discharged home from a hospitalization

* Continuing education opportunities for medication management training to its caregivers

 


 

Unirted Way 

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) awarded PASSi a 3-year grant for fiscal years 2018-2021 in support of its PAVI training and benefit enrollment initiatives. PASSi was one of more than 120 nonprofit organizations selected to receive funding for tackling three specific goals by the year 2030: more children reading on grade level by the end of third grade; more youth ages 15-25 reconnected to school or work; and more individuals and families living above 200 percent of the federal poverty line. To learn more about UWGPSNJ’s Impact Fund investment framework, visit https://www.unitedforimpact.org/our-cause/our-focus/.

 


 

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Wells Fargo Regional Foundation supports PASSi with a grant of $5,000 allowing the organization to continue to build the skills of its workforce by supporting in-service trainings to Home Health Aides in their primary language (Korean, Chinese, and English). PASSi offers six 2-hour in-service trainings annually, reaching over 200 caregivers per topic.

 

 


 

PA Dept of Aging

 

With funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s PACE Program and managed under Benefits Data Trust, PASSi was awarded $180,000 for 18 months of funding towards the operation of Penn Asian PACE Center. The program aims to assist English-limited individuals with enrollment assistance in PACE/PACENET along with a full array of benefits such as LIHEAP, SNAP, Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare Extra Help, and more! Bilingual staff provide education, benefit screening, enrollment assistance, translation assistance, interpretation, and post-enrollment assistance.

 


 

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The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation award PASSi a $650,000 capital grant to support its renovation project, Penn Asian Evergreen Center. Penn Asian Evergreen Center will be the area’s first Asian-focused senior community center to promote healthier and happier lives for immigrant older adults and other local participants with its 350 auditorium, amble activity space to host healthy classes, Asian cuisine, heated swimming pool, sauna, and fitness room. To commemorate the generous contribution, the Center’s atrium ceiling garden café will be named The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Garden Café.

 

 

 

December, 2018 

 
Upcoming Events
 
DEC 7 - HHA Holiday Party in Chinatown 
 
DEC 12 - PAJC Art Exhibition
 
DEC 14 - HHA Holiday Party at PASSi
 
DEC 21 - PAJC Christmas Concert;
 Staff Appreciation Celebration
 
DEC 25 - Christmas Day
  

 

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri:  7am - 6pm

Sat:  8am - 2pm

 


 

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Learn about PASSi!

 


 

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December Letter 2018

Wishlist and Layout

 


 

 

PASSi JOBS:

Senior Center Director

 Social Worker PAJC

Program Manager

Receptionist

 


 

Title VI Notice to the public

 


 

2-1-1 SEPA

 

 

 
 

 
Health Insurance Options for College Students
 
 
 
 

 

Upcoming Trainings

 
 

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PASSi's Founder and Executive Director, Im Ja Choi, was honored as the keynote speaker for Penn State Abington's Fall 2014 Commencement on December 19, 2014, in front of an audience of over a thousand people. 

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